Crosby Marketing Communications in Annapolis named Dennis Voss senior art director.

The Robert B. Balter Co. in Owings Mills named Kate Stravitz director of marketing and Heather Audet geotechnical engineer.

John A. Collins was named manager of Hilldrup Moving and Storage in Chantilly.

Dennis McCarthy joined Swales Aerospace in Beltsville associate director, business development.

Prospect Associates in Silver Spring appointed the following to vice president: Lynda Bardfield van Over, creative services; Deborah Lurie, Linda Weinberg and Susan Whittier, communications group; Amber Thorton, community and public health promotion group; and Larry Trapuzzano, finance.

Sheraton Suites Alexandria promoted Melissa Smith to director, revenue management.

Patrick Q. Woolford joined Griffin & Co. Inc. in Washington as account executive.

Perspective Technology Corp. of Vienna made the following appointments: Andy Schoka, vice president, corporate operations; Chiny Driscoll and Jeff Gallimore, directors; Nina Dang, Eric Olsson, and Rick Plaster, lead technical consultants; Doug Babics, Brinda Bhatt, Ken Lifland, Rodney Meeker, Alison Simmons, Lori Summers, Donna-Margret Wilcher and Steve Ziff, managers; Derek Benner, Leslie Brownstein, Melissa Chiari, Kathy Erhart, Brian Gore, Scott Huddleston, Zak Mahshie, Gina North and Vicki Roberts, senior consultants.

Tricia Teti Fischer joined Editors Press Inc. in Hyattsville as sales executive.

Stephen L. Wendt was named managing partner of Excalibur Group LLC in McLean.

West + Associates Inc. in McLean named Chris Heltne and Heidi Koontz project managers.

Dimensions International in Alexandria named Johnnie E. Wilson president.

Hisaoka Public Relations Inc. in Washington promoted Brooke Riter to associate.

L. David Grey joined Interface Media Group in Washington as film and video colorist.

Lockheed Martin Electronics Sector in Bethesda appointed Thomas I. Bradley vice president, finance.

KSK Communications Ltd. in Vienna promoted Karen McManis to management supervisor.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Inc. in Washington named Melissa Erie group sales manager.


Meri-Margaret Lombardo was named director of development at the March of Dimes/National Capital Area Chapter in Arlington.

The National Association of Minority Contractors in Washington elected Frank Rivera national president.

The Eastern Market Preservation and Development Corp. in Washington made the following appointments: Megan Dominish, chair; Cornelius Scully, vice chair; Mark Schara, secretary; and Judy Wood, treasurer.

Ronald Foster was elected to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's board of directors in Washington.

Share Our Strength of Washington named Sarah Temple manager of corporate communications.

Academy for Educational Development in Washington made the following appointments: Robert P. Newman, director, D.C. Recreation and Parks; Marcia V. Ellis, Sandra Lauffer and Margaret Burns Parlato, senior vice presidents; Beverly H. Attallah, Jeffrey A. Barlow, Frank Beadle de Palomo, Beryl H. Isaac, Jose Ignacio Mata, Beverly Schwartz, John Strand and David Suomi, vice presidents.


Lord Chadlington, William R. Bruce, Weldon Latham and A.W. Smith Jr. were appointed to the board of trustees of American University in Washington.

George Mason University's School of Management in Fairfax appointed Andres Fortino director, technology management program.

Georgetown University named Jo-Ann Henry vice president and chief human resources officer.


The Attorney Grievance Commission in Baltimore appointed Jillian Wilson to a three-year term on the Inquiry Committee.

James Sottile IV was named partner at Baach Robinson & Lewis in Washington.

Bryan Cave LLP in Washington named Therese D. Pritchard partner.

Health Care

The Virginia Health Care Foundation in Richmond elected Karla M. Sorensen as a trustee.

Horizon Health Group Inc. of Rockville named Kathryn Gant controller and Theresa Ansley billing and reimbursement manager.

The George Washington University Hospital named Marc D. Miller associate administrator, clinical and support.

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